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Hazel the dog (credit: ASPCA)

ASPCA: New Home For Dog Seen In Harlem Elevator Beating Video

Back on Aug. 26, a man was seen hitting and kicking Hazel multiple times inside an elevator at the Wagner Houses on East 120th Street, police said.

01/21/2013

Upper West Side Rape Suspect

Police Seek Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted Woman In Upper West Side Elevator

The NYPD wants help from the public in finding a suspect who assaulted a woman on the Upper West Side.

12/12/2012

Mount Vernon Elevator Rescue

Boy Recovering After Falling Down Elevator Shaft In Mount Vernon

A 12-year-old boy was recovering Monday, after falling into an elevator shaft several floors up in a Mount Vernon building over the weekend.

12/10/2012

Police say this man mugged a woman in a Queens elevator on Dec. 4, 2012. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Hunts Man Who Mugged Queens Woman In An Elevator

The victim, 58, was threatened and pushed, police said. The mugger allegedly acted as though he had a gun.

12/07/2012

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Alleged Attack Of Young Girl In Queens Draws The Ire Of The Community

Residents are helping to look for the suspect, who police described as an Asian man between 45 and 55 years old. He was last seen wearing tan shorts and a green shirt with blue stripes.

08/10/2012

Firefighters remove the vehicle that plunged down an elevator shaft at 355 East 76 Street in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

SUV Plunges Down Elevator Shaft In UES Parking Garage

A parking attendant at the garage drove the 4,500-pound Lexus SUV into a vehicle elevator on the fifth floor, but the elevator’s car wasn’t there.That’s when he and the car fell five stories to the ground floor.

07/17/2012

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NYC City Council To Discuss Elevator Safety Bills In Wake Of Recent Accidents

The City Council is holding an oversight hearing Monday afternoon to examine elevator safety and hear testimony from Department of Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri.

04/16/2012

Elevator in New York City (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

NYC Elevator Repairmen Don’t Need A License; Quinn Calls It ‘Crazy’

There have been several deadly mishaps involving elevators in New York City of late and you might be surprised to learn that elevator repairmen in the city do not need a license.

04/03/2012

Kenneth Lacen resting at home after being released for the hospital. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

17-Year-Old Bronx Boy Survives Six-Story Elevator Plunge

The accident happened around 9 p.m. Thursday in a building on Woodycrest Avenue in the Highbridge section of the borough.

03/30/2012

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped In NJ Transit Elevator

The woman, whose name was not released, became trapped Sunday at the 9th Street-Congress Street station on the border of Jersey City and Hoboken.

03/25/2012

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Debris Crashes Through Top Of Elevator Car Inside Queens Apartment Building

It happened at a building on 83rd Avenue near Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens. Residents say the outside housing collapsed in the elevator shaft and slammed into the top of one of the cars.

01/28/2012

New York Times Building (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighters Breach Wall In NYC Elevator Rescue

The Fire Department says the process took about an hour, and the person wasn’t hurt.

12/30/2011

Deloris Gillespie (credit: Councilwoman Letitia James)

Family Of Deloris Gillespie, Brooklyn Woman Burned Alive In Elevator, Speaks Out

“For someone to sit there and set someone on fire…a 73-year old mother — set on fire that’s ridiculous. I mean what is this country coming to?” said Gillespie’s son Everett.

12/29/2011

Suzanne Hart (credit: Facebook)

After Fatal Elevator Accident, NYC Building To Reopen Next Month

Y&R, the advertising agency formerly known as Young & Rubicam, says many of its companies at the 26-story office tower near Grand Central Terminal will return to the building Jan. 3.

12/23/2011

Elevator (credit: clipart.com)

Elevator Company Involved In Deadly Accident Sued Over Previous Incident

As investigators look into the company that worked on the elevator that killed Suzanne Hart last week in Midtown, it’s now known there is a lawsuit against the same firm over an incident in which another woman says she was seriously hurt.

12/19/2011

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